Dark day in MoBay - Stakeholders concerned with halt to SOE in St James

WESTERN BUREAU:Montego Bay Mayor Homer Davis has expressed dismay and disappointment at the parliamentary Opposition's vote against the continuation of the state of public emergency (SOE) in St James."My position is ... that the people are in shock...more..


JACAP secures court victory, eyes other copyright violators

At least 22 companies have been sued by the Jamaica Association of Composers, Authors and Publishers (JACAP) since the start of the year for copyright infringement, and after securing a recent win in its legal battle against Mars Cable Vision...more..


UPDATE: Husband of murdered attorney was battling mental health issues

For some time now, the husband of 34-year-old attorney-at-law, Nordraka Williams-Burnett was battling mental health issues. But at least one neighbour, only knew him a decent Christian man. The husband is now in police custody.more..


Committee proposes criminal charges for people who wilfully transmit STIs

A parliamentary committee has recommended that it should be a criminal offence for individuals to "knowingly" infect a partner with a sexually transmitted infection (STI).Further, the panel has suggested that the offence of stalking be added to the...more..


Jamaican among four senators appointed in Canada

Included in the four senators who were appointed yesterday by the governor general in Canada was Jamaica-born Dr Rosemary Moodie.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who made the announcement, said that he has full confidence in the senators' abilities to...more..


Judge orders psychiatrists' testimony in Deane case

WESTERN BUREAU::High Court Justice Glen Brown yesterday ordered the prosecution to arrange for psychiatrists to testify before the St James Circuit Court on January 7 concerning the psychiatric reports for Marvin Orr and Adrian Morgan, the inmates...more..


Prosecutors are wasting time, says chief justice

Chief Justice Bryan Sykes has criticised members of the prosecution for what he describes as their inefficient use of time in the management and presentation of their cases in the nation's courts."I think too much time is spent by the prosecution...more..


Gov't committed to improving corporate governance in public sector - Clarke

Minister of Finance and the Public Service Dr Nigel Clarke says that the Government is serious about improving corporate governance in the public sector."I am absolutely serious about improving corporate governance in the public sector. Without...more..


Stephen B. Facey appointed new chairman of CAPRI

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PanJam Investment Limited (PanJam) Stephen B. Facey has been appointed as the new chairman of the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CAPRI), which was made official at the think tank's most recent quarterly...more..


Theresa May wins no-confidence vote by MPs unhappy over Brexit

LONDON (AP):British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a political crisis over her Brexit deal yesterday, winning a no-confidence vote by Conservative lawmakers that would have ended her leadership of party and country.But the margin of victory -...more..